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A Legal History of Racism in Canada, 1900-1950

Backhouse, Constance
Publisher:  University of Toronto Press, Ottawa, Canada
Year Published:  2000  
Pages:  485pp   Price:  $60.00  
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX6756

Abstract:  This work chronicles the Canadian civil and criminal cases that upheld racist laws. Some of these convoluted laws were prohibiting white women from working in Chinese Restaurants for fear of them becoming prostitutes in the Chinese Underworld; and another was banning the Native Dakota dance.

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